lou: and, gun control, as some many, particularly democrats have learned, it is not to their profit to pursue. secondly, this president, is he basically replicate -- replicating george w. bush's behavior after his election to his second term instead of private accounts for social security, gun-control, the presidents, if you will, private accounts for social security? >> well, to be fair and kind to former president bush who lost his dog today, and we are sad for him. a good dog. and so we want -- lou: you're not going to ask us to hold a moment of silence, are you? >> no, but he was a good-looking dog and a good dog in the bit that one guy. lou: not all bad, that dog. >> quite so. here is the thing.